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Met Xl 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Met Xl 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Met Xl 50 MG Description

Met XL 50 tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine used to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure and also helps prevent furthe

r complications. It contains metoprolol as an active ingredient having action specific to the heart muscles. Metoprolol relaxes the blood vessels, thereby reducing the load on the heart and resulting in decreased blood pressure. Take this medicine at the prescribed dose and duration. You should take Met XL at a fixed time every day to gain optimal therapeutic benefits. You should not abruptly stop taking this medicine, as it can lead to hypertensive crisis and even heart failure. This medicine should not be used by children below 18 years of age. Side effects of this medicine are dizziness, headache and difficulty in breathing. If these symptoms worsen or do not resolve, contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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ContainsMetoprolol Tartarate(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, angina (chest pain), prevent heart attack and migraine
Side effectsDizziness, headache, low blood pressure
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Uses of Met Xl 50 MG

  • Met XL 50 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure mainly, along with certain heart conditions such as angina (chest pain) and heart failure.
  • Decreased blood pressure helps prevent other conditions like stroke, heart attack and migraine.

Contraindications of Met Xl 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredient of Met XL 50 Tablet.
  • If you have any heart conditions such as heart block or uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you have asthma or any other lung condition.
  • If you have low blood pressure, diabetes.
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance, acid-base imbalance.
  • If you are already on certain medications like verapamil, diltiazem, disopyramide etc.

Side effects of Met Xl 50 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness
  • Sudden drop in blood pressure when you stand from a seated or lying down position (orthostatic hypotension)

Precautions and Warnings of Met Xl 50 MG



Can I take Met XL 50 tablet during pregnancy?
The use of Met XL 50 tablet is not recommended during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor about the pregnancy and also if you think you might be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Met XL 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
Met XL 50 tablet passes into the breastmilk in low amounts, thus consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Met XL 50 Tablet?
Met XL 50 tablet can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. So be cautious while driving after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Met XL 50 Tablet?
Alcohol might increase your sleepiness or cause a drop in your blood pressure. Therefore avoid drinking alcohol while taking Met XL 50 Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You had any side effect after taking Met XL 50 Tablet.
  • You have any medical conditions such as diabetes, a heart condition, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have respiratory conditions like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Met XL 50 tablet should not be used by children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Met Xl 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Met XL 50 tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels, thus slowing down the heart rate. By doing this, it reduces the workload on the heart of pumping the blood effectively.

Directions for Use of Met Xl 50 MG

Met XL 50 tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by ...
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Interactions of Met Xl 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Met XL 50 mg if taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • In particular, if you are on certain medications like painkillers, anti-tuberculosis medicines, anti-allergic medicines, medicines for erectile dysfunction, heart diseases like digoxin, medicines used...
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  • The effect of the medicine used to treat diabetes such as insulin may be increased with Met XL 50 Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Met Xl 50 MG

  • Store Met XL 50 tablet at room temperature. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Met Xl 50 MG


Excess of Met XL 50 tablet may cause a decrease in heart rate, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, heart failure, decrease in blood sugar and oxygen levels, altered electrolyte levels. If you have t...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember that you have missed a dose. However, if you are close to the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Try to follow the Met XL 50 tablet dosage regimen regularly. D...
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use Met XL 50 tablet in case of low blood pressure?

A: No, you should not use Met XL 50 tablet if you have low blood pressure. This medicine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q: What if I stop Met XL 50 tablet on my own?

A: You should not stop Met XL 50 tablet on your own. Your doctor will gradually decrease the dose if required. If you stop the medicine abruptly, you may experience symptoms such as chest pain, irregular heartbeats or even a heart attack.

Q: On what basis will the doctor prescribe a dose of Met XL 50 Tablet?

A: Your doctor will prescribe Met XL 50 tablet based on your blood pressure, heart rate and your condition.

Q: What should my physician be aware of before prescribing Met XL 50 tablet for me?

A: You must give an account of your past or present diseases (e.g. liver, kidney or heart-related disorders) to your physician. The physician must also be aware of the medicines, nutritional supplements and vitamins you are currently taking.

Q: Is it safe for diabetic patients to take Met XL 50 Tablet?

A: Diabetic patients must be cautious before using Met XL 50 Tablet. It can cause low blood sugar levels and change the body's response to low blood sugar, due to which you may not experience the warning signs of low blood sugar (such as increased heart rate, hunger pangs and sweating).

Q: Is Met XL 50 tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Met XL 50 tablet is a selective beta-blocker, which has its action specific to the heart muscles.

Q: Is it safe for me to take Met XL 50 tablet if I have asthma?

A: The use of Met XL 50 tablet is not recommended for patients having asthma. This medicine should be avoided, as it may result in undesired effects.

Q: Is Met XL 50 a blood thinner?

A: No, Met XL 50 tablet is not a blood thinner medicine. It is an anti-hypertensive medicine used to lower the raised blood pressure and other associated complications.

Q: Is Metoprolol and Met XL the same?

A: Met XL 50 tablet contains metoprolol as an active component. Thus, Metoprolol and Met XL are the same. This medicine is effective against high blood pressure and associated condition such as chest pain, etc.
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